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Friday, August 7, 2009

I Am A Quilter (series)


This article appears in the Oct.2009
American Patchwork and Quiting Magazine
Sorry I could not get it to enlarge..(blogspot has it limits)
Here is what it says:

I AM A QUILTER. I am 59 yrs old dedicated Harley rider. I started quilting four years ago, when I was trying to break a 40-year smoking habit. I've made 42 quilts since then. When American Patchwork and Quilting invited readers to make a mini quilt about themselves, I based mine on a MAZE-ment pattern I designed. As I was sewing, I got to thinking that I should have called it Maze of Life. Between the start and the finish, life takes turns you don't know are coming. If someone would have told me a few years ago that I would be designing quilts, I probably would have laughed at them
(just like guys I ride with laugh at me.)
-Butch Myers, Chesapeake City, Maryland
P.S. I haven't smoked since November 5, 2005.

He has designed more than a dozen Biker-Dude patterns, they are available at: lilcountryshoppe.com

You can email Butch art biker-dude@peoplec.com

Really cool..I like it when men show their feminine side!

1 comment:

Katie said...

That's awesome! I love it when people do the unexpected. It just goes to show that you don't really know a person until you really know them... or "don't judge a book by it's cover". ANd good for him for quitting smoking and finding a hobby he loves.

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I am a Lefty. I was born in the Fifties. I am a multi-faceted non-reproductive woman. Mother of four daughters. Married to the "swede" Three handsome/beautiful grandchildren! Love: Family, Christianity, Friends, Home, Garden, Cooking, Pets, Pop up Books, Humanitarian Service,the Great Outdoors,Life and a whole lot more. Yikes I turned Fifty-four this year..... 1958-2012.. Do the math!

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